Three soldiers from Afghan National Army, and 35 insurgents have been killed in fresh military operations in parts of Afghanistan in past 24 hours, officials said Wednesday.
A statement issued Wednesday morning by the Ministry of Defense states that three soldiers have been killed due to enemy actions in past 24 hours.
According to the statement 29 insurgents were killed, 21 injured and another arrested by military during separate operations in the jurisdiction of Ghazni, Daikundi and Parwan province.
The statement adds that 28 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were also discovered and defused by the military.
In the meantime, a statement issued Wednesday morning by the Ministry of Interior states that six insurgents were killed, four wounded and three arrested during police operations in past 24 hours.
The Ministry of Interior statement further adds that security forces also defused a roadside landmine which was placed by insurgents for destructive activities in eastern Laghman province during the past 24 hours.